UNDER TREE BED: Hakonechloa macra semi-evergreen perennial grass good for shade. Non-invasive, fully hardy A small, ornamental semi-evergreen grass which builds into gently cascading hummocks of bright green.
UNDER TREE BED: Polypodium vulgare Small British native hardy evergreen fern, good for shade. One of the most versatile for our climate, content in most soils, damp or dry, as long as it has some shade.
Carex oshimensis 'Everest' Evergreen perennial grass A dense, tufted grass forming a mound of narrow, arching, glossy, dark green leaves with white margins and lax stems bearing brown flower spikes in summer.
Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety' evergreen bittersweet Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: any well-drained soil Rate of growth: fast-growing Height: m Spread: m Flowering period: May and June Hardiness: fully hardy
C8 Rosa 'Madame Grégoire Staechelin' climbing rose Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained Rate of growth: fast Flowering period: June & July Flower colour: crimson-tinted, clear pink Hardiness: fully hardy Masses of fully double crimson-tinted, clear pink flowers in June & July & large dark green leaves. This early summer-flowering climbing rose has a delicious scent, The charming, old-style blooms are followed by large, spherical red rose-hips